Drop off donations on Sept 27, Oct 1, 3, and 8!

Got fabric to donate? We’ve got time to see you! Drop by our new space at 871 Hastings with your items at the following times:

Friday, Sept 27 12-1pm
Tues, Oct 1st, 12-1pm
Thurs, Oct 3rd 10:30-12pm
Tues, Oct 8th, 10:30-11:30am

Thanks to Rod Raglin for taking the lovely photos above at our latest sale!

Drop off your donations on Sept 13, 18, and 21, 2013!

Our Social Fabric's new space at 871 Hastings Street
OSF’s new home: 871 Hastings Street!

Calling all donations! At our new space at 871 East Hastings, you can now drop your unused textiles off with us during scheduled times over the next few weeks. Feel free to come by on:

Friday September 13, 10-2
Wednesday September 18, 1-3
Saturday September 21, 10-2

Park out front if you’re driving! And don’t forget our sale on Sunday Sept 22! :)

Help wanted for moving and communications work!

Our volunteers and board members from the August 2013 sale!
Our volunteers and board members from the August 2013 sale!

As you know, we’re moving into our new space at 871 East Hastings in August and we need your help!

Email us if you can help with the following items: you’ll get a free bag of fabric for your trouble!

  • Tuesday Aug 20 at 12:30 p.m.
    Meeting at Langara College to move some desks. Will likely take a few hours.
  • Saturday Aug 24 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    We need help moving donated furniture into our new space, plus packing fabric at the old space.
  • Anytime: electrical help
    Are you an experienced electrician or know one? We need someone to look at the wiring in our new space!

Lead our communications work!

We also need someone to join our board and lead our communications work!

Email us with a resumé and cover letter if you’re interested in putting your talents to work for OSF. We’re especially looking for the following experience:

  • strategic communications planning work: you know how to build a long-term communications plan for an organization, helping its key messages reach its diverse audiences
  • online communications experience: you know how to communicate through social media on behalf of a brand to build awareness and community, and you’ve worked with Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and Mailchimp
  • public relations experience: you know how to get the word out about an organization and build its profile in the region
  • a passion for fabric and recycling!

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Snaps from our July 2013 sale

In case you missed it: here are a few great photos from our July 2013 sale, taken by the wonderful and talented Rod Raglin and Roz McNulty! Remember this space now, btw: the upcoming August 10 sale will be the last one in this second-floor space at Frogbox.

For more, see the full album of 50 images on our Facebook page.